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Holiday Weekend Vacation Rentals

Ahhhhh. You can hear the sigh of relief around the island. It’s September. Although the air is a bit cooler, and the island is a bit quieter, the festivities are not over! Some of the best times on Nantucket are during the shoulder season holiday weekends. Book one of these In-Town rentals for Columbus Day, Cranberry Festival, or Christmas Stroll weekend!


74 Main Street

Wonderful Victorian style home completely renovated with a fun, modern, whimsical flare. Contemporary kitchen with island breakfast bar, an open sun room/living room, and library. There is a large outdoor space for entertaining and relaxing, with gorgeously manicured front and rear gardens. A total of four bedrooms: one Master with King bed and a full bath, one Queen bedroom with en suite shower/bath, with one Queen bedroom and one Twin bedroom sharing a full bathroom. There is also a new central HVAC system in the house. A very lovely house in a prime location – with parking. A true Nantucket gem!


8 Howard Court

Tucked in at the end of a very private shell lane, this storybook two bedroom, two bath home is hidden in the heart of Downtown Nantucket just off Main Street. Retaining its historic charm and style, this charming cottage is totally renovated with all modern conveniences including central air-conditioning, storage shed, and off-street parking.

First Floor: Beautiful stone patio leads to entryway into the kitchen. Custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances, original wood beams and remote controlled gas fireplace. Step down to the living room, full bath (T/S), and guest bedroom.

Second Floor: Master bedroom suite with a shared bathroom, full-size washer/dryer, and a den with twin bed.


118 Orange Street


DREAM COTTAGE On the corner of Orange Street and Goose Pond Lane tucked behind a cluster of Emerald Arborvitae is a hidden gem! This adorable two bedroom, two bath house is designed and decorated in the style of a French country cottage. Both bedrooms are on the first floor, have queen size beds and private ensuite baths. The master has French doors which open to a private patio. The second floor is a terrific open living room / dining room / kitchen with vaulted ceiling, fireplace and French doors to a balcony with a sweet view of the harbor. Next door is a wonderful hidden scenic bike path which crosses through the salt mash behind the duck pond at Consue Springs, creating a short cut to the harbor beach at end of Washington Street leading you straight into Nantucket Town.


Call 508-325-5500 or email to inquire about booking one of our vacation rentals!

Cynthia Lenhart

Cynthia Sadler Lenhart - Broker with Compass Rose Real Estate, Inc.As the proud founder of Compass Rose Real Estate, Cindy has been selling real estate on Nantucket since 1980. She has served as Treasurer for the Nantucket Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) and on its Professional Standards Committee and Publication Committee. She is a member of Cape Cod & Islands Association of Realtors (CCIAOR), with CBR and GRI designations and is a member of the National Association of Realtors.

She began her real estate career in 1980 at Maury People Real Estate and then spent 13 fruitful years with Congdon & Coleman Real Estate.  She started Compass Rose in 1996 with a small office in her home as a way to better balance raising her two young sons without giving up her career.  As business grew her husband and business partner, Chuck Lenhart built the office at 137A Orange Street where Compass Rose operated for 16 years. In an effort to relieve herself of the long hours of running her own business Cindy made the decision to merge Compass Rose with William Raveis Real Estate in 2021.

Now as the Compass Rose Team at William Raveis she is able to dedicate more time to servicing her clients. Helping people to list and sell their property at the best market price or to find a great house and guide someone through the often-tricky buying process is what she enjoys best about the business. With William Raveis’s excellent 17 Main Street location, advertising budget, superb technology and Cindy’s 40+ years of experience your bound to be very pleased to have engaged her services.